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Frank Swannell Diaries: Part I

Diaries of Frank Cyril Swannell Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0392 - Box 1, Volume 4-5

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sT Can. ArTill. Bde. aT 130 3 enemy linesmen seen crossing fields Towards Lone Tree - Fired one round + goT Two of Them. 145 sTraggling parTy of 30 going souTh one road- Two rounds, 5 men drop. Trenches 121-127 Sniping brisk aT daybreak. 8pm. Hog Bombardment sTarTed To lefT of Messines - Enemy guns replied 920 pm heavy explosion behind messines + fire sTarTed Enemy used more flares Than usual during evening. ChaTeau, Crest CoTTage + Dead Cow Farm bombarded

 g at Half Mast-- In honor of Pte. en C. Court, who recently gave his or the Empire, the flag at the Par- nt Building was at half mast on y and yesterday.

(See leaf above)


Killed in Action.

BC Archives, MS-0392, Box 1, Volume 4, FRANK SWANNELL PAPERS, Diary and enclosures, 1915.

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